Items Tagged with 'YWCA'


Inside Track: YWCA leader ‘moved by survivors’

In first six months of CEO role, Charisse Mitchell puts passion for human development at the forefront.

October 6, 2017
Charisse Mitchell is driven by service. Her passion for helping those affected by domestic and sexual violence stems from her strong belief in the dignity of all human beings. Read More

YWCA celebrates Tribute winners

November 6, 2014
The YWCA took time recently to reflect on and celebrate seven women making a difference in their communities. Read More

Employers have role in helping victims of abuse

Sometimes the workplace is the only place where victims feel safe.

November 8, 2013
The tentacles of domestic abuse reach into many areas of the workplace, costing U.S. employers $5 billion annually, according to a family violence expert. Read More

YWCA names Tribute! winners

November 5, 2013
The YWCA has named the seven West Michigan women who will be honored at its annual Tribute! awards tomorrow. Read More

Downtown board backs nonprofit’s renovation work

Two grants are awarded to agency that has been in the district for 91 years.

October 11, 2013
Local developer and construction consultant Mike De Vries laid the groundwork last week that helped the Downtown Development Authority make a decision that turned out to be vital for one of the city’s key nonprofit agencies. Read More

Women Lawyers vs. Judges 2013 hits Fifth Third Ballpark

June 13, 2013
Women from the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan will take on female and male judges from the area during a charity softball game being held at Fifth Third Ballpark on Saturday. Read More